KATHMANDU, May 22: A group of youth environmental activists have staged demonstration in Kathmandu on Saturday demanding justice to Dilip Kumar Mahato, who was murdered by crusher operators after he protested their illegal activity some three years ago.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20:  A group of people staged a demonstration in Kathmandu on Monday demanding the government to legalize marijuana in Nepal.

CHITWAN, Sept 10: Protesters picketed the District Administration Office (DAO) of Chitwan, on Friday, demanding that the US grant project - the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) - be scrapped. The MCC Abolition Campaign Joint Struggle Committee Chitwan gheraoed the DAO on Friday afternoon, chanting anti-MCC slogans and brandishing black flags.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: A demonstration against the MCC took place in front of the US Embassy in Nepal on Friday morning. Police arrested 10 people of ‘National Campaign against MCC’ from in front of the embassy in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Dec 25: The Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal led-faction of Nepal Communist Party (NCP) on Friday staged a demonstration at Maitighar, Kathmandu, against the government’s move to dissolve parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The local administration in Kathmandu has urged people not to organize protest programs and hold rallies in the city in view of the possible spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Youth protesters from the ‘enough is enough’ campaign have yet again hit the streets in order to jog the government’s memory regarding the agreement reached between them and the government on June 7. Joining the protest in front of the ministers’ quarters in Pulchowk, Lalitpur, this morning most of them were seen holding placards that read ‘implement the agreement’.

KATHMANDU, July 8: A group of Nepali workers, who were earlier selected under the Employment Permit System (EPS) system by the South Korean government, staged a demonstration at Maitighar in the capital on Wednesday.

DHARAN, July 7: Medics working on the frontline amid the COVID-19 pandemic staged demonstration demanding security at BP Koirala Institute of Health Science, Dharan on Tuesday.

POKHARA, June 11: A group of independent youths has demanded the resignation of the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, staging a demonstration in Pokhara on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 9: Nepal Tarun Dal, the sister wing of the main opposition party Nepali Congress, staged demonstration in the capital on Sunday.

Can Hong Kong avoid tragedy?

December 1, 2019 11:45 am

HONG KONG – Nearly six months after they began, the protests in our city have reached fever pitch. On one particularly devastating day earlier this month, police fired more than 1,500 rounds of tear gas, a police officer shot a demonstrator at point-blank range while being attacked, and protesters immolated a man who disagreed with them. More than 4,000 people have been arrested, infrastructure has been destroyed, and the economy has sunk into recession. And for what?

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: Construction entrepreneurs on Wednesday staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala in the capital demanding revision of the eighth amendment to Public Procurement Regulation 2076.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: An umbrella organization of kidney patients submitted a memorandum to the prime minister as well as the secretary at the Ministry of Health and Population on Monday, demanding free-of-cost peritoneal dialysis.

HONG KONG, Nov 2: Hong Kong police fired volley after volley of tear gas to break up a demonstration by thousands of anti-government protesters, many in black and wearing masks, in Victoria Park, a traditional venue for demonstrations and vigils, and surrounding streets.

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: The main opposition Nepali Congress staged a demonstration against the government in the capital on Tuesday.

Anger on the streets

August 12, 2019 02:00 am

People are losing patience and have begun to stage demonstrations against the government for its failure to carry out vital works of road widening and maintenance on time.

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Police have arrested as many as 14 individuals from Bhadrakali in the capital on Sunday when they were staging a demonstration demanding the cancellation of vacancies announced by the Public Service Commission some three months ago.

HONG KONG, July 9: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the extradition bill that sparked the territory’s biggest political crisis in decades was dead, admitting that the government’s work on the bill had been a “total failure”.

SARLAHI, June 30: A demonstrator was killed and another injured when police opened fire on an agitating mob in Sarlahi.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Kin of Bimala Tamang who was found hanging inside one of the rooms of Samata Hospital in the capital last Tuesday staged a demonstration outside the Metropolitan Police Circle, Gaushala on Sunday demanding fair probe into the case. The post-mortem report has stated suicide as the cause of death while the relatives of the deceased claim that she was murdered.

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PRAGUE, June 22: Prague won’t have seen anything like this since the protests of 1989 which brought down the communist regime in what was then Czechoslovakia.

KATHMANDU, June 22: A section of civil society staged a demonstration in Kathmandu on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 19: Guthiyars (trustees) of the public Guthis (trusts) staged a massive demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on Wednesday demanding that the Guthi bill be scrapped.

HONG KONG, June 15: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades.

HONG KONG, June 12: Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial turned to violent chaos.

KATHMANDU, June 11: Public Service Preparation Ad hoc Struggle Committee has launched the agitation and pressure-oriented program here from 10:00 am today.

KATHMANDU, June 9: People on Sunday staged a demonstration at Maitighar in the capital demanding the withdrawal of the Guthi Bill registered in the National Assembly, the upper house of the Federal Parliament.

KATHMANDU, April 29: A section of conflict victims and civil society members staged demonstration in the capital on Monday demanding a credible transitional justice in Nepal.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Bibeksheel Nepali Party (BNP) on Monday staged a demonstration in front of Singhadurbar, the main administrative secretariat of the Federal Government, in protest of recently-exposed Lalita Niwas land grab case.

KATHMANDU, April 15: Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) on Monday staged demonstration in front of Prime Minister’s official residence, Baluwatar in protest of Lalita Niwas land grab case.

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LONDON, Mar 9: Campaigners for gender equality took to European city streets on Friday to mark International Women’s Day with celebrations and protests, while in Turkey police fired tear gas to break up a crowd of several thousand women in Istanbul in the evening.

PARIS, Jan 19: “Yellow Vest” demonstrators gathered in the French capital on Saturday for their tenth consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s government.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Police have arrested human rights activists including Krishna Pahadi on the charge of demonstrating in front of the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Police on Thursday briefly detained 12 protestors who were trying to stage a demonstration in front of the official residence of President Bidya Bhandari in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, demanding justice for the rape and murder victim Nirmala Panta. All the protestors were released later in the afternoon.

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KATHMANDU, Dec 1: People have staged demonstration at Maitighar Mandala on Saturday, demanding justice for Nirmala Panta, a 13-year-old girl who was brutally murdered after rape in Kanchanpur.


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Cover Photo: A flock of people struggling to get through at Indrachowk in the peak hour of Dashain. Photo Shahin Sunuwar Rasaili /Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Youths have staged a demonstration in front of Singha Durbar, the main administrative hub of the country, piling pressure on government to bring the culprit behind the Nirmala rape and murder incident.

NSU demonstrates against price hike

September 24, 2018 13:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Nepal Students Union (NSU) has demonstrated at different parts of Kathmandu Valley today, demanding withdrawal of price hike in petroleum products and public transport fare during festival.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Ministry of Home Affairs has pulled back Chief District Officer of Kanchanpur district Kumar Bahadur Khadka after eight people including two police officials were injured in a clash with police in the course of protest against Nirmala rape and murder case on Thursday.

DADELDHURA, Aug 22: Locals on Wednesday took to the streets demanding stringent action against the murderer of Nirmala Panta at the district headquarters, Khalanga.

KATHMANDU, July 21: The main opposition Nepali Congress (NC) has expressed sorrow over the use of force by police in a peaceful demonstration staged by its youth wing, Tarun Dal.

KATHMANDU, July 7: A demonstraiton has been held in the capital in suport of Seninor Surgeon Dr Govinda KC who is staging a fast-unto-death demanding reforms in medical sector in Jumla since last eight days.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: A demonstration was held at Maitighar Mandala today calling for the resignation of Chief Justice Gopal Prasad Parajuli.

JANAKPUR, Jan 17: Very few cases of rape and sexual abuses reach to the court in Madhes. Most vulnerable to such abuses are victims from the poor financial background.